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Wrocław University of Technology

The Symposium takes place at the Conference Centre of the Wrocław University of Technology. The University campus is situated on the Oder River. It is close to many tourist attractions which can be reached on foot in less than 20 minutes: Wrocław Cathedral (14 min), Centennial Hall (15 min), Wrocław Fountain (15 min), Botanical Garden (18 min), Racławice Panorama (18 min) and Japanese Garden (19 min).
In the file sightseeing.pdf there are two proposed routes walks starting and ending at the Congress Center.


Wrocław is the historical capital of Silesia, and today is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship. At various times it has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, and Germany; it has been again part of Poland since 1945, as a result of border changes after World War II. Its population in 2011 was 631,235, making it the fourth largest city in Poland.
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Wroclaw is an old and beautiful city situated on 12 islands lying on the five rivers, the edges of which are fastened together by 112 bridges.

The city has many tourist attractions. The most important of these are: Market Square, Ostrów Tumski and Old Town.

The city is an important academic center. There are 25 universities, studied by about 140,000 students. The two largest universities are the University of Wrocław (about 47,000 students), and Wrocław University of Technology (about 40,000 students).
From Wroclaw to five closest capital cities is about 300 km (186 miles):
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Lower Silesia

Książ Castle